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Spartech Corporation (NYSE:SEH)
EV/EBITDA
9.84 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Spartech Corporation's enterprise value is \$465 Mil. Spartech Corporation's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was \$47 Mil. Therefore, Spartech Corporation's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.84.

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, Spartech Corporation's stock price is \$0.00. Spartech Corporation's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was \$0.09. Therefore, Spartech Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.

Definition

Spartech Corporation's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

 EV/EBITDA = Enterprise Value (Today) / Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM) = 464.974 / 47.256 = 9.84

Spartech Corporation's current Enterprise Value is \$465 Mil.
Spartech Corporation's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was 7.701 (Jan. 2012 ) + 16.747 (Apr. 2012 ) + 12.553 (Jul. 2012 ) + 10.255 (Oct. 2012 ) = \$47 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Explanation

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Spartech Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

 P/E Ratio = Share Price (Today) / Earnings Per Share (TTM) = 0.00 / 0.089 = 0.00

Spartech Corporation's share price for today is \$0.00.
Spartech Corporation's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was -0.07 (Jan. 2012 ) + 0.12 (Apr. 2012 ) + 0.06 (Jul. 2012 ) + -0.021 (Oct. 2012 ) = \$0.09.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Study has found that the companies with the lowest EV/EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as P/E Ratio.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Spartech Corporation Annual Data

 Oct03 Oct04 Oct05 Oct06 Oct07 Oct08 Oct09 Oct10 Oct11 Oct12 ev2ebitda 8.25 3.75 2.66 8.77 7.11 -2.58 6.98 -17.38 24.37 8.43

Spartech Corporation Quarterly Data

 Jul10 Oct10 Jan11 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 ev2ebitda 8.99 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.37 25.65 21.04 26.98 8.43
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